Vermillion students receive degrees

Vermillion students receive degrees Briar Cliff College conferred 174 bachelor's degrees at its 2000 commencement exercises Saturday, May 20 on the Briar Cliff College soccer field. Whitney J. Nelson of Vermillion received a degree in human resource management. Deborah Giedosh, also of Vermillion, received a nursing degree.

History awards given

History awards given Several area students were honored by the history department at The University of South Dakota. The following students received history awards: Dallas Schnack, Vermillion, the Carl Christol Scholarship and the Jacque Manning Scholarship; Guy Eggers, Wakonda, son of Bill and Sharon Eggers, the Anna Goetz Scholarship.